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in thursday's u.s. senate republican primary in delaware. she now faces the general election 40 days from now. o'donnell is single, 42 years old with a background in public relations. previously she sought the republican nomination for u.s. senate during the 2006 primaries. four years ago. and she lost. in 2008, two years ago, she gained the uncontested republican nomination for the u.s. senate in the general election, challenging city senator joe biden. biden won by 457,000 to o'donnell's 140,000. biden outspent o'donnell $4.9 million, to o'donnell's $116,000. nearly 32 times 2 times bigger o'donnell's budget. her opponent for the 2010 republican primary for the u.s. senate was michael castle, a nine-and former two-term governor of delaware. >> don't ever understint the power of we, the people. >> two months ago she had no money, no campaign, and many believed in no chance. with a 23% approval rating, she looked like a long shot against the household name of michael castle. but the palin endorsement led to a $600,000 pledge to the o'donnell campaign by the tea party. even after her victory,
is back on u.s. soil this morning. shourd's companions including her fiance are still being held in iran. the three were detained in july, 2009, along the iran-iraq border. nbc's bureau chief is uniquely here in studio with us. good day. glad to have you. >> reporter: good morning, alex. >> what is the latest you're hear being sarah shourd's arrival in the u.s.? >> reporter: she is back. she was meant to get a direct flight from oman to new york, but apparently all these flights were backed up because of the u.n. general assembly in new york. she had to go via washington. her spokesman was quick to point out that this had nothing to do with the debrief or anything in washington. and she's due in new york a little later today where she is going to give a press conference at about 3:00 local time. >> okay. that means she's got five hours to travel here and get settled in. do you have any idea what she is going to say? particularly based on what she has said? she's been very careful with what she has said so far. >> reporter: and i think she's going to continue being very careful. i'm sure
'donnell the surprise winner in the delaware senate primary. well, she canceled on us yesterday. she said she had scheduling conflicts and couldn't be here. we're going to have more on that later and we're going to play the tape that began making the rounds friday night in which she said she once dabble in witch craft. i'm serious. first to former president bill clinton. mr. president, thank you for coming. welcome to the broadcast. this week you're bringing together business leaders, world leaders, thinkers from 90 countries. i think the last i heard 40 sitting presidents and prime ministers from around the world all getting together to talk about your clinton global initiative the most serious problems facing the world and how we can take action against them. you've had some remarkable successes with this over the years. let me just ask you first, what do you think you'll be concentrating on this year? >> well, this year we'll be focusing a lot on the economic challenges facing people all around the world including in the united states. and what, if anything, the private people who come here an
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